Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 09/26/11

Game One Hundred Sixty: Cubs (70-89) vs. Padres (69-90) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Casey Coleman (3-8, 6.64/1.79) vs. Mat Latos (8-14, 3.60/1.21) Three games remain on the Cubs 2011 schedule … It is “Kid’s Day” […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/26/11

With the minor league season well in the rearview mirror and only three games remaining on the Cubs’ schedule, it is time to take a look at each position throughout the Cubs’ minor league system. For the most part, the Cubs system had a good year and saw several players take steps forward in their […]

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Cardinals Ding Up Randy Wells – Cubs 2 Cardinals 3

Game One Hundred Fifty-Nine – Cubs 2 Cardinals 3 WP – Octavio Dotel (5-3) LP – Randy Wells (7-6) Save – Jason Motte (9) Randy Wells rebounded nicely from his last two starts and put together a quality start on Sunday afternoon. Wells pitched his second complete game of the season and became the second […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/25/11

Game One Hundred Fifty-Nine: Cubs (70-88) vs. Cardinals (87-71) Game Time – 1:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Randy Wells (7-5, 5.09/1.41) vs. Edwin Jackson (12-9, 3.85/1.45 – 5-2, 3.73/1.49) Four games remain on the Cubs 2011 schedule … The […]

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Three Walks and a Wild Pitch … The Cubs Get Marmol-ed Again – Cubs 1 Cardinals 2

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight – Cubs 1 Cardinals 2 WP – Jason Motte (5-2) LP – Carlos Marmol (2-6, BS 10) Save – None On the final Saturday of the season, the Cubs took a 1-0 lead into the ninth. Cubs pitching had held the Cardinals in check for the second day in a row […]

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Castro and Soriano Deal the Cards a Big Blow – Cubs 5 Cardinals 1

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven – Cubs 5 Cardinals 1 WP – Jeff Samardzija (8-4) LP – Kyle McClellan (12-7) Save – None The Cubs took it to the Cardinals bullpen Friday night in St. Louis. The game was tied at one going into the eighth in a must win game for the Cardinals. Both Ryan […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/23/11

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven: Cubs (69-87) vs. Cardinals (86-70) Game Time – 7:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Ryan Dempster (10-13, 4.63/1.42) vs. Chris Carpenter (10-9, 3.66/1.30) Six games remain on the Cubs 2011 Schedule … Q’s Cubs begin the […]

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Catching Up from the Cubs Last Off Day of the Season

In case you haven’t noticed, and judging by the traffic on the site you haven’t, the Cubs have managed to win a few here and there, and are tied with the Pirates for fourth place in the NL Central … With all due respect to Harry Doyle, the Cubs season is dwindling down. There are […]

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Garza Goes All the Way – Cubs 7 Brewers 1

Game One Hundred Fifty-Six – Cubs 7 Brewers 1 WP – Matt Garza (9-10) LP – Randy Wolf (13-10) Save – None The Twenty-Eleven version of the Chicago Cubs played their final home game of the season Wednesday afternoon and beat the Milwaukee Brewers at their own game. The Cubs out-hit and out-pitched their division […]

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After Further Review … Q’s Cubs Lose in the Rain – Cubs 2 Astros 3

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three – Cubs 2 Astros 3 WP – Brett Myers (6-13) LP – Ryan Dempster (10-13) Save – Mark Melancon (18) As the cliché goes, baseball is a game of inches and that is exactly what the Cubs lost by on Sunday afternoon … inches. Q’s Cubs did very little for seven […]

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